Pointful Education Adopts Quality Matters
Updated: Aug 16, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2018–Pointful Education is committed to ensuring that its online courses and programs are of quality and fulfill its promise to online learners.
By joining Quality Matters (QM), our goal is to nurture learners with well-conceived, well-designed, well-presented courses and programs.
“QM is grounded in research and driven by best practices. We are happy to join a community that puts learners first,” said Steve Southwick, CEO and Co-Founder of Pointful Education. “The rigor and thoroughness of the Quality Matters review process will help our organization produce the best courses possible to engage today’s high school learner.”
QM is a quality assurance organization and provides a system to help us deliver on our online promise to our students through course and program reviews, improvement and certification of quality. We join more than 1,000 members in the Quality Matters community.
About Pointful Education
Pointful Education creates and publishes online high school curriculum on emerging technologies and future-focused careers. Through our elective courses, we seek to bridge the skills gap earlier in a student’s life, preparing them for careers that may not even exist today through exposure to innovative topics. Students will gain an understanding of the details behind forthcoming technologies, as well as the applications and potential impact on society. Our courses also feature content on career possibilities and educational pathways to give students further direction to pursue their passions.
About Quality Matters
Quality Matters (QM) is an international non-profit organization that provides tools and professional development for quality assurance in online and blended learning. When you see QM Certification Marks on courses or programs, it means they have met QM Course Design Standards or QM Program Review criteria in a rigorous review process.